Home Care Licensure – Since the passage of Act 69of 2006 The Home Care Licensure Act, LeadingAge PA has been involved in discussion with the Department of Health on the impact for CCRC’s and attempting to resolve the issue of exempting CCRC’s from requiring this license. (update 9-25-13)
House Bill 1702 – Community Respite Services Act. This bill may require additional licensure for Adult Day Services. (update 10-17-13)
Federal MA Match to be Reduced in Pennsylvania – (update 10-22-13) Preventable Serious Adverse Events (PSAE) Act- Discussions and upcoming meetings about the July, 2013 draft to update language of the Department of Public Welfare’s 2010 proposed bulletin identifying PSAE’s for nursing homes. (update 10-23-13)
Medical Directors to Weigh-In on PSAE- (update 11-6-13)
Highlights from LeadingAge Ziegler 100 – LeadingAge (national) announced the availability of the LeadingAge/Ziegler 100 report, which provides rankings and characteristics of the largest 100 not-for-profit multi-site senior living communites in the U.S. Pennsylvania based communities are once again well represented. (update 10-22-13)
“I’m Sorry” Bill becomes law – SB379 – This bill defines a benevolent gesture and its impact on litigation. (update 10-24-13)
LeadingAge Annual Meeting and Exposition – October 27-30 in Dallas, TX – How many members of your CCRC’s administration attended?
Elder Abuse –House Committee to hold hearings to assist the committee in drafting an amendment to the Older Adult Protection Services Act (OAPSA.) (update 11-7-13)